Fix your eye on Jesus! Peace! Not on your difficulties! In Jesus, we have received the greatest inheritance of all! The Kingdom of God is ours! The victory is ours!… Continue reading Your inheritance is peace!
A strong spiritual challenge issued by Jesus against the religious leaders of Jerusalem is the theme of the next section of John chapter 7. Jesus makes the point that obedience is a necessary aspect of learning. The resistance of the scribes and Pharisees is ultimately a matter of rebellion, not knowledge. In the same way,… Continue reading The Gospel of John – ”Right Judgement”
On one level, John 7:1-13 functions to set the stage for the rest of chapters 7 & 8. It also reveals to us some wrong views about Jesus that the Jewish people. Jesus’ own brothers, had about Him. But a careful look at these verses also reveals that Jesus is both Messiah and Lord. Which fits in… Continue reading The Gospel of John – Trust God’s timing
1 Peter 4:8: "Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins." Christians ought to work hard at loving each other. The Greek word translated… Continue reading Love each other deeply
2 Corinthians 7:10: "Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death." Paul has written about the deep sorrow experienced by the… Continue reading Repentance to Salvation
11 The Lord will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame.You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail. Isaiah 58:11 In this sinful, fallen… Continue reading Grumbling to Gratitude
Maybe you are waiting on a prayer to be answered, a baby to be conceived, a problem to be resolved, a chance to be promoted or a debt to be… Continue reading God’s not listening?
Addiction is a serious, chronic disease with far-reaching consequences for you and your relationships with your loved ones. It also affects your body and brain physically, with both short-term and… Continue reading Breaking Addiction
Our country and the world over is gripped by this pandemic. The pain, suffering and losses felt get closer and closer to home. God can give us the peace and power we need to push through- to keep on keeping on. Psalm 29 A psalm of David. 1 Ascribe to the Lord, you heavenly beings, ascribe to the Lord glory and strength.2 Ascribe… Continue reading God of peace and strength
I have not been praying and spending time in God’s Word as much as I should. I'm guilty. Guilty of been a lazy Christian. It is such unacceptable behaviour and a really bad habit I formed - tomorrow is another day. I write on my blog, yes, but the personal, secret time I need with… Continue reading Spiritual warfare – Pray, Pray, Pray